Crannagh

Information taken from a variety of official documents

Research: Eileen Keane, Abbey Heritage

Crannagh Townland

Crannagh, An Chrannach

Crannagh is situated in the civil parish of Tynagh, in the barony of Leitrim and in the County of Galway. It is located on the south west boundary of the parish of Teena, 4¾ miles north east of Woodford.

O’Donovan’s field name books (1838) states that the standard name for the townland is Crannagh and its Irish form is An Chrannach. There is no translation for this townland. O’Donovan’s field name books states that there is a reference to Crannagh in the following documents:
Inq. Temp. Gul. III, Inq. Temp. Car. I, Inq. Temp. Jac. I, Edward Kelly, Edqr, Larkin’s County Map, Lord Riverstown and B.S. Sketch.

The Down Survey Map of Ireland 1641 (pre Cromwell) states that the owner of the townland of Crannagh in 1670 was Anthony Ffrench. The Down Survey of Ireland states that Anthony Ffrench was a Catholic. According to the Down Survey of Ireland, the names assigned to the townland was bog.

1851 Old Age Pension Census

There were no records for this townland.

Tithe Applotment Books 1823-37

There were no records for this townland.

Griffiths Valuation 1855

According to Griffith’s Valuation 1855, the townland of Crannagh contained 252 acres and 39 perches of land therefore, it stated that Arthur A Nugent leased 252 acres and 2 roods and 31 perches to himself. The overall rent paid was £135-5-0.

Arthur Nugent paid a total annual valuation rate of £135-5-0 for caretaker’s house, office and land.

Census 1901

There are no census records for this townland.

Census 1911

There are no census records for this townland.

This page was added on 13/03/2017.

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